Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs government modernization bill

by • 3 months ago

The new law removes what Gov. Ned Lamont called "outdated bureaucratic practices" and instates new governance for modern IT processes.

New Connecticut law nudges businesses to adopt cybersecurity controls

by • 4 months ago

Companies that suffer data breaches can avoid punitive damages if they're following an established cybersecurity framework, like those from NIST or CIS.

Connecticut to consolidate IT into single agency

by • 7 months ago

Gov. Ned Lamont ordered the centralization of IT staff from about 40 agencies into a single statewide organization.

Connecticut to launch new online tax portal next week

by • 1 year ago

Connecticut's new tax-filing system, to go live next week, will replace a legacy system built in 2002.

Hartford, Connecticut, announces plan to build free citywide Wi-Fi

by • 1 year ago

Mayor Luke Bronin said the new network will provide access to education and economic opportunity in every neighborhood.

Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight

by • 2 years ago

CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.

'Not business as usual' for government's tech workers

by • 2 years ago

State and local technology officials say they're being confronted with new tasks, like preparing what could soon become extra intensive care medical facilities.

Connecticut picks financial sector IT security veteran as CISO

by • 2 years ago

Jeff Brown, who's led IT security divisions at companies like Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, will now lead cybersecurity operations across Connecticut state government.

Connecticut governor says new bill would enable more digital services

by • 2 years ago

The state's purchasing, digital identity management and citizen services are primed for the greatest improvements under Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal.